2,000 Americans revealed in a poll their top simple pleasures

Did yours make the list?

  1. Listening to your favorite song
  2. A nice dinner
  3. Watching your favorite movie
  4. Finishing a really good book
  5. Exercising
  6. Spotting a species of bird you’ve never seen before
  7. Seeing flowers and trees blossom
  8. Wearing an outfit that makes you feel good
  9. Home cooking
  10. A match on a dating site with someone you’re attracted to
  11. Stunning views
  12. Going to the beach
  13. Not having to set the alarm
  14. Getting a delivery in the mail
  15. Dining out
  16. Finding money you had forgotten about
  17. Laughing out loud
  18. Having dinner made for you
  19. Staying in bed on a Saturday morning
  20. Making someone smile or laugh
  21. Sound of rain on the window
  22. Having a picnic
  23. Hearing the wind blow through the trees
  24. Being somewhere new
  25. Sleeping in a freshly made bed
  26. Receiving a compliment from a stranger
  27. Swimming outside
  28. Discovering new food
  29. Feeling the sun on your face
  30. Playing a sport with friends or family
  31. Waking up to sun
  32. Donating to charity
  33. Getting a cuddle from your children
  34. Meeting new people
  35. Buying fresh local food produce
  36. Hearing nothing but birds tweeting
  37. Payday
  38. Cake
  39. Having a coffee/tea in bed
  40. People watching
  41. Putting your out of office on as you head off on a vacation
  42. The smell of toast in the morning
  43. Spontaneous outings
  44. Long walks
  45. Playing a musical instrument
  46. Sleeping in a big incredibly comfy bed
  47. Wearing a new pair of socks for the first time
  48. Catching up with friends
  49. Being in the countryside
  50. Seeing a butterfly